Colfax Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Manufacturing Company

Colfax has acquired 7 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Colfax’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired DJO Global for $3.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Colfax - Air and Gas Handling Business to KPS Capital Partners for $1.8B. Colfax has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (43%) and distribution (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 11

Colfax Corp. (Colfax)

420 National Business Parkway, 5th Floor,
Annapolis, Maryland 20701
United States,
(301) 323-9090
www.colfaxcorp.com

Colfax is a diversified manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands. Colfax was founded in 1860 and is based in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 1 1 - - - 7
vol $3.6B $220M $3.2B $7.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 - 1 - - 2
vol $542M $1.8B $2.3B
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Colfax Corp. - Air and Gas Handling Business 2019-05-16 1.8B USD Divestiture
Annapolis, Maryland
DJO Global, Inc. 2018-11-19 3.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Vista, California · www.djoglobal.com
Colfax Corp. - Fluid Handling Business 2017-09-25 542M USD Divestiture
Annapolis, Maryland
Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH 2017-03-08 220M EUR Divestiture
Frankenthal, Germany
Victor Technologies International, Inc. 2014-02-12 947M USD Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.victortechnologies.com
Sistemas Centrales de Lubricacion, S.A. de C.V. 2013-11-25 - Add-on Acquisition
, Mexico
Global Infrastructure and Industry 2013-09-03 277M USD Divestiture
, Switzerland
Charter International plc 2011-09-12 2.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.charter.ie
Lubrication Systems Co. 2007-02-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.lsc.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DJO Global, Inc. 2018-11-19 Trilliant Surgical 2021-01-19 2
Vista, California · www.djoglobal.com Houston, Texas · www.trilliantsurgical.com
DJO Global, Inc. 2018-11-19 LiteCure LLC 2020-12-11 1
Vista, California · www.djoglobal.com New Castle, Delaware · www.litecure.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 3 (43%) 1.2B (17%) - -
Manufacturing - - 2 (100%) 2.3B (100%)
Distribution 1 (14%) 277M (4%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (14%) - - -
Engineering 1 (14%) 2.4B (34%) - -
Medical Products 1 (14%) 3.2B (45%) - -
Total 7 $7.0B 2 $2.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 4.1B 2 2.3B
  Maryland - - 2 2.3B
  Texas 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 947M - -
  California 1 3.2B - -
Germany 1 220M - -
Ireland 1 2.4B - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 277M - -
Domestic 3 (43%) 4.1B (59%) 2 (100%) 2.3B (100%)
Cross-border 4 (57%) 2.9B (41%) - -
Total 7 $7.0B 2 $2.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
BDT & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2
Allen & Overy LLP
1
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $5.6B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
TOTAL $7.0B
Largest DJO Global, Inc.
$3.2B (2018-11-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 1 $542M
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Colfax Corp. - Air and Gas Handling Business
$1.8B (2019-05-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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